SAT Subject US History Practice Question 371: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 371

82. Which of the following permitted "any citizen or intended citizen to select any surveyed land up to 160 acres and to gain title to it after five years' resi dence" if that person cultivated the land?

A. Agricultural Advancement Administration
B. Lecompton Constitution
C. Rush-Bagot Agreement
D. Eighteenth Amendment
E. Homestead Act

Correct Answer: E


The 160 acres were called the "homestead," and the people who claimed homesteads were called "homesteaders."

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